Do you know what a 'tall tale' is? Well, it's a story that's just a little bit bigger than real life. And here's part of one of the biggest, tallest tales of all time: the story of Paul Bunyan and his best buddy, Babe the Blue Ox. Paul Bunyan is the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, featuring narration by MPR News great Gary Eichten, music by Erich Korngold and original illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
(See more of Carlson's illustrations in the gallery.)
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Our telling of Paul Bunyan includes excerpts from the following recordings:
Erich Korngold: Much Ado About Nothing
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgårds
Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.
Narrator: Gary Eichten (with Valerie Kahler)
Writer: Valerie Kahler
Illustrator: Nancy Carlson
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher